Wombat Rainforestation Nature Park Kuranda
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10 Awesome Wombat Facts

10 Awesome Wombat Facts The awesome wombat facts that will make you a mega-fan of this marsupial! What poops cubes, has ever-growing teeth and can almost run as fast as Usain Bolt? The Wombat!! Today we share 10 incredible Wombat (Lasiorhinus latifrons) facts…   1.They Poop In Cubes One of the more unusual facts about wombats […]

genuine indigenous artwork hand painted boomerangs at rainforestation kuranda
Pamagirri, Park Diary

Our Authentic Aboriginal Artwork

Looking to buy Authentic Aboriginal artwork in Cairns? Whether you’re looking for that perfect gift, or you’re a local looking for a statement piece for your home, Rainforestation’s Authentic aboriginal artwork has you covered! Our gallery features all authentic artwork with unique paintings and designs from local artists that make up the Pamagirri Cultural Centre. […]

what happened in 1976
History

What happened in 1976?

Rainforestation turns 40 this year, so we thought it was a good time to reflect on what happened in 1976 – our birth year! Australia’s population was approx. 14.03 million (compared to approx. 24 million in 2016) The Apple Computer Company was formed by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak – back then, no one knew who they […]

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News, Our Wildlife, Park Diary

Rainforestation welcomes Juliet the Wombat

Rainforestation Nature Park, located in Kuranda, has welcomed the latest arrival to their Koala & Wildlife Park – Juliet the Wombat. Juliet, a four year old female Southern Hairy-Nosed wombat, arrived recently from Melbourne Zoo to much excitement from staff and guests alike. Weighing 27 kilograms, she will initially reside in a temporary enclosure while […]

1976 in Cairns
History, News

1976 in Cairns

What was 1976 in Cairns like? Rainforestation turns 40 in 2016, and it made us think about what 1976 in Cairns was like, and what the world was like 40 years ago … before iPhones, internet, and all of the other things we take for granted today! In 1976, there were some key events around […]

News, Park Diary

Happy Birthday to us!

Watch out – we are having our 40th birthday!    Some people would say we’re almost over the hill, but we think we’re just getting better with age.   To mark the occasion, we’ve decided to go BIG. We’re not having a birth-day, we’re having a birth-YEAR!   Keep an eye on our Facebook page and […]